Joel Hughes, of Caerleon, Newport, launched a fundraiser to "show her not everyone in the UK is horrible". Some England fans made abusive comments about her after she was pictured crying during Germany's defeat at Wembley. In a statement on the fundraising page, the girl's family said they wanted the money to be donated to Unicef.
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Joel Hughes set up a fundraising campaign after the young supporter was targeted with "vile unchecked abuse" on social media. News reporter TomGillespie1. The image of the supporter, who has not been identified, went viral after Germany suffered a 2 - 0 defeat to the Three Lions in the second round of Euro Former footballer Stan Collymore later shared screengrabs showing how a minority of Twitter users had directed abuse at the young girl in reference to her nationality and Germany's Nazi past. Mr Hughes initially put out a tweet in an effort to try and contact the family, but a team at JustGiving has since taken over the effort. Politics live: Objective of keeping 1.
A young girl who was pictured crying at Wembley after Germany lost to England has asked that money donated by well-wishers goes to charity. The girl was shown in tears on TV and the big screens around the stadium after the defeat in the Euro last 16 match on 29 June. She faced online abuse that was condemned by former England star Stan Collymore who shared screengrabs of abusive tweets referring to her nationality and the Second World War. England vs Germany: How Gareth Southgate brought a rare moment of unity to a nation reeling from a year of hurt.
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